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Jan 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
blamed the violent video games for the massacre in newtown. >>> and scott brown's political future, more observers saying he won't run for senate. and as i said, corey booker, who has announced his intention to run for senator in new jersey. the problem is he may have to run against fellow democrat and current senator franken lautenberg, as far as we can tell, they agree on just about everything. corey booker will answer steve kornacki's questions and will get tonight's last word. ♪ ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. . >>> so newark mayor cory booker has a problem, he wants to run for senate. the problem is there is currently an incumbent democratic senator in the seat he wants to run for. he wants to respect that senator, he hopes that that senator, who happens to be 88 years old, will announce his retirement. that has not happened yet. so how does cory booker run and not run at the same time? i'll ask him. he will be on the last word. and john kerr
Jan 19, 2013 12:30am PST
. with preparations for the presidential inauguration under way in washington, scott shafer reports from the nation's capital where he's been talking to california lawmakers about their hopes for legislation. >> there's got to be some way for the 11 million people who are here without their papers to somehow get right with the law. >> what's next for the debate in congress? as the debt ceiling hovers over head? >>> plus governor jerry brown up close and personal. in an exclusive interview with pbs "newshour's" spencer michels. >> it drives me crazy when people say, you haven't done anything. should we cut the colleges more and pump it into the prisons? >> our spotlight on politics coming up next. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." with the presidential inauguration coming up on monday, and major developments this week on gun control and immigration reform, we focus tonight on politics from california to washington, d.c. we'll hear from governor jerry brown later in the program. and to help analyze it all, we're joined in studio by carla marinucci, "san
Jan 19, 2013 1:30am PST
" conservative columnist. scott shafer, host of the "california report" joining us from washington, d.c. scott, let's start with you. you've been talking to our california lawmakers this week on the push for immigration reform. is there progress on comprehensive reform, and what are you hearing from our congressional officials? >> well, it seems like the stars are aligning for immigration reform. something significant to happen in this session. no legislation yet, of course, but there is a lot of conversations that are happening. i spoke this week with south bay democrat who's on a subcommittee taking up this issue as part of the judiciary committee. i asked her what's happening and how likely is it that we're going to get something done on immigration reform? here's what she had to say. >> there's got to be some way for the 11 million people who are here without their papers to somehow get right with the law. right now, i mean, if you commit an offense other than immigration, you can, you know, pay a penalty and move on with you life. not so with immigration. right now, for example, we
Jan 22, 2013 12:30am EST
jr. and coretta scott king discusses the recently published biography of her mother. desert rose the life and legacy of coretta scott king. she talked with booktv at bookexpo america publishing's annual trade show. this is about half an hour. >> bernice king who is edith scott dagley? >> guest: at edith scott bickley -- coretta scott king was the wife of martin luther king jr. -- cohost land your mother. >> guest: yes my mother so she was my aunt. she and my mother grew up in alabama together and she later became a drama professor. in fact she founded the drama department at the state university. she was a very lively woman and unfortunately passed last year in june. after completing this book. >> this book is desert rose the life and legacy of coretta scott king and the author is your aunt eva scott dagley? when did she write this book lacks. >> guest: well it was a journey that began with my mother's requested 1966 to write her story. at that time both of my parents were constantly being threatened. my mother was concerned one that her story be told and she wouldn't be lost in it -
Jan 19, 2013 12:00am PST
conversation with a civil rights icon in her own right, coretta scott king. back in 2005, we traveled to atlanta for a very special program with miss king at the famed ebenezer baptist church, the church that was home base for dr. king during much of the civil rights movement. a conversation which would turn out to be one of her last on national television. we're glad you could join us to wrap up this 10th anniversary week with a conversation with coretta scott king, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: as we kick off our second season in 2005, we could think of no better way to celebrate than by paying a visit to coretta scott king at atlanta's
Jan 21, 2013 12:30pm EST
. and st. john's scott king desert rose in the life and legacy of coretta space king. she talks with books of america the publishers' trade show. this is about half an hour. >> bernice, who was scott bagley? >> well the sister of coretta scott king. >> and your mother. >> yes, my mother, so my aunt. he and my mother grew up in alabama together obviously and she later became a john notte professor. she founded the university in pennsylvania. so, a very lively woman. and unfortunately passed last year in june after completing the book. >> so this book is desert rose, the life and legacy of coretta scott king and the author is your aunt. when did she write this book? >> welcome it was a journey that began with my mother's request to write her story. at that time both of my parents were constantly being threatened she was confirmed she wouldn't be lost and wanted people to know she wasn't just the life of martin luther king jr. and mother of children but the role in the movement and very much an activist before she met martin luther king so from that angle as well as wanting to tell the
Jan 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
group that blamed the violent video games for the massacre in newtown. >>> and scott brown's political future, more observers saying he won't run for senate. and as i said, corey booker, who has announced his intention to run for senator in new jersey. the problem is he may have to run against fellow democrat and current senator franken lautenberg, as far as we can tell, they agree on just about everything. corey booker will answer steve kornacki's questions and will get tonight's last word. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. my ex-girlfriend... 7th grade math teacher. who is this? that's pete. my... [ dennis' voice ] allstate agent. a "starving artist" has an allstate agent? he got me... [ dennis' voice ] the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insurance and you still get an agent. [ normal voice ] i call
Jan 21, 2013 10:00am EST
obama. from capitol hill, here is scott pelley. >> good morning. the nation's capital is beginning a day-long celebration of american freedom and democracy. for the 57th time in our history, a president freely elected by the people is being sworn in to office. just before noon at the capitol, barack obama will take the oath for his second term as president. this is a ceremonial swearing-in because the constitution requires the president to be sworn in on january 20th, and this year the 20th fell on sunday. so the president took the official oath in private yesterday in the blue room at the white house. the oath administered by the chief justice john roberts, jr. the public swearing-in and all the pomp and circumstance that go with it were put off until today and what a day it is. the temperature right now is in the high 30s. the sky is clear, a brilliant winter's day in the nation's capital. people are pouring into the national mall to witness a day of history. the first family began the day by attending services at st. john's church. that's right across the street from the white hou
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am EST
folger's shakespeare library. next, we meet photographer scott baxter, whose found inspiration in the american frontier in arizona. for almost a decade, baxter has photographed over 100 cattle ranchers and their ancestral ranches. he's helped to document the vanishing traditions of america's legendary west. rider: yah, yah, yah . [ whistles ] [ cattle mooing ] scott baxter: some of these ranches we're photographing aren't going to be around because development is gonna find its way in and there's a lot of ranches i know that there's no one coming up behind them, so they'll most likely be sold. and i just thought what if photographically i could at least try to record some of these families that have been around here since 1912 or earlier. and that's - it kind of started that way. i didn't really plan to do anything with it i just wanted to see if i could accomplish it. we call it "100 years, 100 ranchers," and basically the criteria is the family has been ranching in arizona continuously since 1912 or earlier. henry amado: my ancestors came here from valencia, spain, in the 1840s,
Jan 14, 2013 1:30pm PST
supporter and advocate for public libraries supervisor scott wiener. thank you for joining us [ applause ] . >> thank you, luis and congratulations on this great day moving forward. i go to library openings partly because mine were done by the time i took office. i have public library opening envy. this project in particular, north beach branch library and joe dimaggio has had a special place in my heart and i have been especially an outspoken supporter of this project and, in fact when we were putting together prop b, the parks fund and we needed to make room in the for joe dimaggio, i went to the rec and park commission to have it included even though it wasn't in my district. some people have asked me scott why you do care so much about this project when it's not even in your district? we might be representing districts, but we are one city fundamentally. [ applause ] and just like your great supervisor david chiu supports things that happen in my district i want to support north beach and this part of the city. even more important, this project, this fight about the north
Jan 25, 2013 6:30pm EST
evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. five years after the financial meltdown, money is pouring back into the stock market. have a look at what's happened: the benchmark s&p 500 closed above 1500 today for the first time since december of 2007. and the dow, which topped 14,000 in october of that same year before dropping to 6,500 in 2009, closed today at 13,895-- just 268 points short of an all-time high. so far this year the dow is up 6%, the best start to a year in a quarter century. it is a remarkable recovery. anthony mason is at the davos meeting of world bankers in switzerland and, anthony, what's behind the surge? >> reporter: well, scott, it's been fueled by the improving economic picture. new numbers out today show that new home sales jumped 20% last year. unemployment claims have been falling steadily. all that has ordinary investors who fled the market in fear five years ago now jumping back in. look what's happened. in the past two weeks, nearly $15 billion has poured into stock mutual funds. that's the largest inflow since 2001. now, here in davos,
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the senate judiciary committee had assembled for the first congressional gun control hearing since the sandy hook tragedy when the surprise witness appeared. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords of arizona was led by the hand by her husband, mark kelly. it was two years ago this month that giffords was shot through the head during a meeting in tucson. 18 others were shot and six died. a day of testimony began with this: >> speaking is difficult, but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard, but the time is now. you must act. be bold. be courageous. americans are counting on you. thank you. >> pelley: giffords, who is partially blind, resigned from congress last year. the rest of today's hearing featured gun control advocates and opponents, and our nancy cordes was there. >> reporter: at one end of the witness table was gabrielle giffords' husband. at the other was the national rifle association, wayne lapierre, who argu
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
"cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. junior seau was one of the fiercest linebackers in the nfl. he had nearly 2,000 tackles on his way to 12 pro bowls and a super bowl. but retirement was even more punishing. saw au had emotional problems late in life that ended in suicide. and today researchers say that they found that seau who was only 43 years old was suffering from degenerative brain disease as the result of his career in america's favorite game. the findings add to a growing body of evidence that has the attention of players, parents and the nfl. seth doa ne has the seau report. >> reporter: junior seau was a star nfl linebacker for 20 years. last may, two years after retiring, he shot himself. this was his mother louisa. >> but i pray to god, please, take me! take me, leave my son! but it's too late, too late. >> reporter: seau's family donated his brain for analysis because they suspected his suicide was linked to head injuries suffered on the field. today's report identifies brain abnormallities consistented with what is known as chronic, traumati
Jan 4, 2013 6:30pm EST
by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this economic recovery has been stingy with jobs and today we saw that is still true. the unemployment rate was stuck at 7.8% last month even though the economy creating 155,00,000w jobs. that rate of job creation has been fairly steady in recent months. the problem is that many jobs only covers the growth in the u.s. population, it doesn't put a dent in this number: 12 million, the number of americans still out of work. we have two reports tonight. ben tracy on the state that is creating the most jobs. but first, anthony mason on the hidden bright spots in today's jobs report. >> reporter: the u.s. economy shook off concerns about the fiscal cliff, tax hikes, and spending cuts as employers continued to hire in december. the strongest job growth coming in construction and manufacturing. and some employers, like neil gloger are surprisingly optimistic. >> i think business is going to be exceptionally strong this year for many reasons. >> reporter: he runs intergroup international, a company that rec
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
by one penny to 46 cents starting sunday. scott shellady of trean group joins us this morning for a closer look at the markets. we have to talk about this 1500 in the s&p 500. when will this finally hold here, scott? > > it is not going to take very long. it is not going to take very long for one big reason: we've got to listen to what the fed is telling us. the fed is telling us that they are going to continue to print money. these pullbacks are going to be shallow. you are not going to see that 5-10% pullback i think a lot of guys are waiting for, so it will be within the next two or three weeks, and away we go again. > what do you think about this north korea threat? how is that affecting oil prices? > > i think folks want to blame some of the price of oil on it right now because of that, but ultimately at the end of the day we have got a decent economy now that is slowly but surely- i am not going to say it's great- but it is better than it was, and i think that's helping that oil price, and i think that the market will shrug off anything from overseas right now. i think if it w
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
tonight. dean? >> reporter: good evening, scott. most people ventured outdoors for only a few minutes today because frostbite at these temperatures is possible in less than ten minutes. the temperature in minneapolis was six below at noon. shelters for the homeless filled up, and charitable organizations looked for others who may still be out on the street. the people you encounter though, their lives are in danger in this weather. >> yes. >> reporter: joseph desencelos works in minneapolis. we went along as he tried to get the homeless indoors. this is where people live? >> yeah, this is the spot. it's the reason why a lot of people choose this area here is because it's close to downtown it's close to many services where people can eat, shower. it's walking distance. >> reporter: it's under interstate 394, and it's hard to imagine, on a day like today that anyone could survive a night out. is there ever a time when you say, "look, it's just too cold we can't go out"? >> no. if our folks are outside, then we can go outside. anybody home? >> reporter: they live in makeshift tents with
Jan 30, 2013 5:30pm PST
some of these issues within the month. scott? >> pelley: and we should mention that jared loughner is serving multiple life terms now. nancy, thanks very much. the state of connecticut, where newtown is located, is also holding hearings about whether to change its gun laws. one of the witnesses at the hearing tonight will be nichole hockley. her six-year-old son, dylan, was killed at sandy hook elementary school. she spoke with michelle miller today at the offices of sandy hook promise, the antiviolence group formed by newtown residents. >> reporter: why is now the time for you to stand up and speak? >> now is the time because it's the only way i can... start to make any sense of this for myself. dylan was just pure love, when you get right down to it. i am not being fair to his legacy and memory if i sit back and do nothing. >> reporter: what do you want to happen? >> all i've seen, in all honesty, so far, are people immediately jumping on agendas. i find that disgusting. i would rather see more conversation and listening taking place. >> reporter: the hockleys lived just yards away
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
family. tell me about the family. where would you like me to start? start with richard scott. what have the others told you? that he was heavily in debt, apparently because of a drug habit, and determined to seduce any woman who came within reach. sounds about right. did nobody mention the thieving? why don't you tell me about that? it sort of blew up at the edinburgh festival. things went missing from dressing rooms and digs and so on. whoa, whoa, whoa can you be more precise about these things? money from wallets and handbags a couple of mobiles. phil beaumont's laptop. did anybody report this? not as far as i know. i was rushing around the city reviewing ten shows a day, so i only know the gossip. tell me about the gossip. somebody challenged him about it and it turned into some sort of fight in the bar at the assembly rooms. a fight between... between richard and rezvani, our token iranian. how do you fit into the family? i started as a theater critic. but you'll turn your hand to a good murder story if it's in the family. professionally i have no choice. okay, so that's done y
Jan 15, 2013 4:30pm PST
facebook investors? we ask technology analyst scott kessler. >> tom: and the comeback in housing could be a boon for truck sales. how u.s. automakers are getting ready for a pickup in pickup sales. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." on early economic numbers as well as from the corporate corner. we'll have more on facebook and its big announcement coming up in a moment. over all, stocks were lower with investors reacting to some weakness we saw in u.s. manufacturing. buyers, though, were able to step in, with the blue chips moving higher. it was disappointment over the facebook announcement that led to more selling in textbook shares as apple's stock continued for the second day in a row. the dow industrials closing up 27 points, and the nasdaq lost six, with the s&p 500 rising almost two points. >> as tom mentioned, we got an early read on how american factors are doing. and it is not good. manufacturing contracted for the sixth straight month. and the federal reserve tallied the numbers and said the index for december was pressured by a drop i in new orders and shipmen
Jan 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
fell in love and got pregnant, moved in with her boyfriend scott and then broke up with him three years later. the trouble came when michelle stayed friends with scott, with that boyfriend after the breakup and that just didn't sit well with giselle. though really it wasn't such a big deal. still, to cover all of the bases, late saturday night richey dropped in on giselle to ask what she knew. >> we are here about michelle le. >> who? >> michelle? >> oh, god, what about her? >> she went missing last night from her work. in talking to -- her friends and such. we understand that you guys had a tumultuous relationship. >> a tumultuous relationship? she was my best friend who slept with my then-fiance. >> i started talking to her and asking her questions about her relationship with michelle and if she can provide any information where she would be. >> giselle said she had no idea. and besides, they weren't seeing each other these days so she wouldn't know. then just due diligence that night, richey sent another team of detectives to speak to giselle's ex-boyfriend, the father of her b
Jan 15, 2013 6:30pm PST
investors? we ask technology analyst scott kessler. >> tom: and the comeback in housing could be a boon for truck sales. how u.s. automakers are getting ready for a pickup in pickup sales. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." on early economic numbers as well as from the corporate corner. we'll have more on facebook and its big announcement coming up in a moment. over all, stocks were lower with investors reacting to some weakness we saw in u.s. manufacturing. buyers, though, were able to step in, with the blue chips mong hher. it wasisappointment over the facebook announcement that led to more selling in textbook shares as apple's stock continued for the second day in a row. the dow industrials closing up 27 points, and the nasdaq lost six, with the s&p 500 rising almost two points. >> as tom mentioned, we got an early read on how american factors are doing. and it is not good. manufacturing contracted for the sixth straight month. and the federal reserve tallied the numbers and said the index for december was preured by a dropi in new orders and shipment. and the conditions ind
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
ahead. major? >> reporter: scott, president obama knows the debate over deficit reduction and entitlement programs like medicare, medicaid and social security is straight obama mr. obama used today's speech to tell skeptical republicans that these three pillars of the great society must remain. >> we, the people, still believe that every citizen deserves a basic measure of security and dignity. we must make the hard choices toh care reduce the cost of health care an and the size of our deficit. (applause) but we reject the belief that america must choose the belief between caring about the generation that built this country and the investment inture. its future. >> reporter: for the first time, the push for gay rights was equated with earlier struggles with women's rights and civil rights. >> our journey isn't complete until our gay brothers andor t sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. (applause) righ for if we are truly created equal than surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> reporter: the president elevated man-made clima
Dec 31, 2012 10:00pm EST
d.c.'s district attorney, francis scott key. mr. key, who authored "the star-spangled banner", defended splafry in his prosecution and sought capital punishment only to be thwarted by the alleged victim, who's husband william thornton, designed the u.s. capitol. this is just over 50 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. for that nice introduction and thank you to majors and quinn hosting this event. i suggested this to eat than back in the winter, there was never anything less than enthusiastic about having me. this was always my destination when i came to a minneapolis bookstore. i am glad i landed here. i want to tell you a little bit about the book. i will read a little bit about the book. it's nice to be here and see some old familiar faces. you know, whenever i come back to minneapolis i have this feeling what a special place marshal u was, and there are probably a few people here that will remember the place if not agree with me. and so it's always nice to be back with old friends. i really date my sell here. i even attended an advanced placement class at the old west high
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm EST
wow, what a day. let's bring in scott wapner, who got kate kelly weighing in as. cramer, what do you think, did they do a disservice to themselves by coming on today? >> i don't ever want to say that because scott wapner had some of the best tv we have ever seen. how much was involved in herbalife, which i know scott kept trying to get back to, which icahn seemed to think he was bullilyiying him when he tr to get back to the matter at hand. it is risky for someone because of the mechanics of short squeezes and investors that can pull their money out and possibility of both loeb, daniel loeb and icahn teaming up -- >> i tell you, scott. but i tell you, scott. what i found the most fascinate, new name here is mills lane. scott mills lane wapener. unbelievable tv. congratulations on the interviews. >> thanks. >> was the insight into each man, right, ackman was reserved, highly technical, wanted to go into -- you were trying to drag him out of the legal argument. icahn was don't bleeping tell me what the bleep to do. right? what did you take away from each man's disposition? >> just
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm EST
power lunch. what will they unveil. that begins now. >> we have, scott, actually two major breaking stories right now. facebook about to make the aforementioned major announcement. we're inside the headquarters. that's screen left for you. screen right, ahman javers on the president's gun control plan. >> a few moments ago james carney told those in the meeting room the president and vice president will hold their event tomorrow. carney saying that the president and the vice president will be joined by children from across the country who wrote letters in the wake of the shootings at sandy hook. carney also saying he's not going to reveal details at this point over what's going to be in that legislation. so we'll have to wait and see what this package ask going to contain but it contains legislation that would need to be passed on capitol hill. >> amon with the announcement. >>> let's go across the country to facebook at menlo park. they've been drumming it up, and we're waiting and watching and waiting and watching and julia boorstin is inside facebook headquarters and scott wapner
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
they were deeply saddened that he suffered from such a debilitating condition. and scott, the nfl said the findings underscore the need forfi additional research to better understand cte. >> pelley: seth, thank you. there was another school shooting today-- this time, at a high school in taft, california, just over 100 miles north of los angeles. the sheriff says a student armed with a shotgun shot one classmate, leaving him critically wounded. a teacher talked the shooter into putting the gun down. this happened on the very day that the vice president met with the n.r.a. the vice president has been tasked with coming up withga recommendations for curbing gun violence, and major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major? >> scott, there were no illusions on either side about what would come from the vices president's meeting with the national rifle association and other gun rights' but for pure political andso public relations reasons neither side could ignore the other. they didn't, and deep differences remain. the meeting lasted more than 90 minutes. afterwar
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
morning, washington. it's monday, january 21. i am scott thuman. -- scott thuman will be joining us a little later. i am cynne simpson. let's get to jacqui jeras porta- pott -- for the weather. >> partly sunny skies today. a little bit more sunshine this morning than what we will see this afternoon, but we do have a cold front of the late this afternoon into this evening. besprinkled changing into snow flurries will be possible late. we don't think it will be enough to complicate the roads or the metro. it may just at a little excitement. in the future, an arctic blast is on the way. we can be thankful this is happening tomorrow and not today. temperatures this morning, feels like 28 in d.c. when you add in the wind chill factor. it will warm into the 40's. not terrible overall. more details on the arctic blast, minutes away. let's see what's happening on the road. a lot of things are closed, steve. >> metro has station closures today because of the inauguration ceremony. completely closed to everybody archives mount vernon square, and smithsonian station, closed all day. they will re
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
for us tonight, and he has learned some of what's in that plan. major? >> reporter: scott, the president's wide-ranging proposals will deal with access to firearms and ammunition school safety, mental health awareness and treatment, and will also look at how the federal government and states conduct background checks, and the types of firearms sales subject to those checks. at the top of the president's list, all buyers, even those who purchase weapons at gun shows or from private dealers, must undergo criminal and mental health background checks. mr. obama will also endorse a ban on ammunition magazine clips which carry more than ten bullets. he will also seek a reinstatement of the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004. but the ban won't drive the agenda. press secretary jay carney. >> the president will put forward a series of proposals that is not limited to one legislative action. >> reporter: would he sign a package passed by congress that did not include the assault weapons ban? >> he's not going to say that we have to move on this one or else we don't move on that on
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
ng sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. they've never seen anything like it. government scientists said today that they're surprised by a jump in temperature that made 2012 the warmest year on record in the lower 48 states. changes in temperature usually come in tiny fractions of a degree. but the average for 2012, 55.3 degrees, beat the old 1998 record by one full degree. 2012 was also a near-record for weather disasters, including-r drought, wild fires, and storms. there were 11 disasters lastms year that topped $1 billion in damage each. only 1998 was worse. every state from coast to coast was affected. the west had devastating wild fires. in colorado, the most expensive wild fire in state history destroyed more than 650 homes. new mexico's largest wild firer on record burned more than a quarter of a million acres. in march, tornadoes that tore across indiana, ohio, west virginia, and kentucky left 42 people dead. in late august, hurricane isaac came ashore near the mouth of t
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm EST
. >> we're watching it to the finish. i'm scott wapner in for bill griffith. the final day of the month. the dow on pace for its best january performance in decades. hard for me to even say it, but will that carry over into the rest of the year? we have some very different views on that. >> we sure do. dow 14,000 could hinge on tomorrow's jobs report. we're going to navigate that for you. the market shrugged off that disastrous gdp number and may not be so forgiving if employment is also weak. we'll check on the preview for the jobs numbers and see where we stand as we approach the final hour. the dow jones industrial average flat on the session, down about 8 points, as you can see there, at 13,901. nasdaq composite looks like this, similar chart pattern where we actually saw a bounce in the last couple of minutes on the nasdaq and the s&p 500. on to the nasdaq where we actually see gains from the nasdaq composite, up about 3 point on the nasdaq and s&p 500 right around where it began the session, down just a point. but here's the number we're focused on today, write this number d
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm EST
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. a lot of americans find it galling that the people who caused a world financial calamity didn't go to jail. they pushed mortgages on to people who couldn't afford them, bundled the doomed mortgages into investments, rated them aaa, aad then sold the worthless packages to investors, including pension funds. remember when the bubble burst? the dow lost more than 5,000 point, 40% of its value. retirement nest eggs were wiped out. nearly 7.5 million americans lost their jobs, and 1.3 million homes were lost to foreclosure. well, today, a woman known for prosecuting terrorists and mobsters was appointed to head the securities and exchange commission. the federal agency that will be enforcing new financial regulations. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight with more. major. >> reporter: scott, mary jo white's closest friends say she dislikes washington and disdains office politics and bureaucracy. they say her dream job would be commissioner of major league baseball or f.b.i. director. she was considered
Jan 25, 2013 3:35am EST
if anyone, you did fancy? i don't know whether it helps, but the answer's richard scott. and was your love requited? is that relevant to your inquiries? we have no way of telling. occasionally. lewis: i could make out a case. gay lovers' quarrel. joe myers kills richard scott. amanda costello makes an educated guess as to what's happened and confronts myers with it at the first night party. he says, "let's talk about this quietly in the cellar." "but," you'll say, "did he fetch a piece of string with him on the off-chance?" what do you reckon? you usually have an opinion. sir, there's something else you need to know. sounds exciting. you're not getting married? no, sir, it's about simon monkford. what about him? how long have you known? since the call from the met. is that what that was? the final confirmation-- date, place, time. why the hell didn't you tell me then? because the last time i mentioned your wife you made it very clear to me that i wasn't to mention the subject again. this is different. this is purely professional. how can that be? what were you frightened of? that
Jan 16, 2013 1:00am PST
announcement: scott kessler, head of technology research at s&p capital i.q. >> susie: so, scott, what is your take on all of this? facebook stock down 3%. you know, is this not a game changer for the company? >> well, susie, we don't look it as a game-changer, at least right now. facebook made it pretty clear that, look, we're in the early innings of their search initiative. and today, obviously, they announced graph search. just in a soft, kind of beta launch, in a very limited fashion in terms of geography and in terms of categories. over the longer term, this could have some material financial impact for facebook and its investors. >> susie: all right, so does it concern you that there is not a real hard-core product here, that it is a test, and there was no announcement of a mobile platform, given that so many facebook members use facebook on their cell phones? >> yeah, i think those are fair points. look, i think what most people probably took away from today's announcement is that it didn't live up to the expectations of a lot of folks. and that's not necessarily facebook'
Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm EST
. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. one american has been killed in that hostage standoff in algeria. frederick butaccio was an employee of the oil company b.p. we don't know how he died but u.s. got sources tell us his body has been recovered. a top official says tonight that at least six americans have survived but others have still being held. u.s. military transport planes landed near the scene and evacuated survivors. some of them described as lightly wounded. all of this is playing out at a natural gas plant in the sahara desert. it began three days ago when terrorists who claim a link to al qaeda attacked buses carrying employees and then took over the residential section of the complex. algerian forces then attacked the terrorists. there have been many casualties, but the facts remain unclear. mark phillips has the latest. >> reporter: these were some of the lucky ones: freed hostages who managed to get away from the desert gas plant where they'd been held. they told of how they fled in the confusion as the alg
Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm PST
name is -- scott wiener and mike farrell do not represent homeowners. that's a smokescreen. they represent big developers. they promise a lifetime lease but the city attorney has admitted there are no funds allocated to enforce the lifetime lease. obviously they have no intentions to enforce it. scott wiener and mark farrell are not representing homeowners but looking to sell our city to the highest bidder. people often don't realize that civil liberties such as freedom of self-expression are connected to people's rights of housing. look at the bush administration. he was in the business of selling america to the highest bidder. we are experiencing similar in san francisco. is it any wonders who the san francisco who -- the nudity ban, the same supervise is now destroying rent control and selling san francisco. scott wiener, mark farrell are betraying the people of san francisco. they're slick republicans dressed up as democrats. we're witnessing a corporate takeover of san francisco politics. body freedom is our birth right and no one has the right to take it away, so is everyon
Jan 3, 2013 6:30pm EST
soldier. >> the captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: for three weeks, everyone in newtown, connecticut, has longed to return to normal. today, many of them caught a bus to get there. more than 400 students, kindergarten through fourth grade, returned to class for the first time since a gunman killed 20 of their classmates and six educators. they traveled to the nearby town of monroe where a closed school was reopened for them and renamed sandy hook elementary. we don't know whether this boy was sininalling peace or victory, but both seemed about right. jim axel sod in newtown for us tonight. >> reporter: one police lieutenant here called the new school th the safest school in america. i.d. checks on every adult who got anywhere near the place. police sat down with the superintendent. >> the thing that had been missing at the new sandy hook location were the voices and the laughter of children. and that was there today. >> reporter: did you have any parents not able to just let the hand go? >> that's very hard. i-- there were parents wh
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
and john freeze, street one president. scott, let me begin with you. from what i can tell you're cautiously optimistic. i should say cautiously pessimistic when i get into your notes. when i we kick off the fourth quarter earnings, scott, what are you looking for? we heard from alcoa, not bad but what do you think the season brings? >> i think a lot like what we saw with alcoa. you will have some companies meeting estimates or a little bit of beats like last quarter, beating the numbers but missing on revenue. revenue is the big driver for us. we don't think the fourth quarter is great. we're looking diminished numbers companies need to beat. some of the companies may end upbeating their earnings but we think all in all it will be a slow lead down the next couple months and we expect more downside than upside. sandra: let's bring you in here, don. you're obviously more bullish than scott. scott says cautiously pessimistic tone, a lot of hedge fund and money managers took that approach in 2012 and didn't work out for them because they miss the rally. john, do you think this is a t
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
," but soon you may be able to take advantage of this technology. scott budman is on the floor of the consumer electronics show in las vegas with more. good evening, scott. >> reporter: good evening, janelle and raj. this is expected to be the biggest ces ever in terms of people and the number of gadgets on the floors. our appetite in these things continues to stay steady. we begin tonight with the company that has been building a base in the bay area lately. now it wants to be inside your home. ♪ with somewhere close to 150,000 people getting their first shot at literally thousands of new gadgets, we found one company specifically targeting the bay area, samsung, building and hiring in silicon valley as we speak, and as you know, giving apple's iphone a run for its mobile money. but samsung has a much larger plan than just phones. it wants to be all over your house. >> the thing about this refrigerator is our system. >> reporter: like this refrigerator. not merely used to keep things cool. also used to keep you informed. >> our new refrigerator has a screen on it. you can use it as
Jan 28, 2013 6:30pm EST
evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, when republicans and democrats say they have found agreement on a major controversy, that's news. and that's where we begin tonight. influential members of the senate-- four from each party-- said today they have a breakthrough on comprehensive immigration reform. which would include a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants and tough enforcement of the borders. immigration is also one of the president's highest priorities for his second term. there are a lot of ways this could fail, but many on capitol hill agree tonight it's the best chance in years. nancy cordes is at the capitol with details. nancy? >> reporter: scott, these eight senators say they sense an opening on the issue now and a new willingness among republicans to compromise on immigration after president obama won the latino vote by 71% in the november election. the senators behind the plan are a bipartisan group of heavy hitters. new york democrat charles schumer is their unofficial leader. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally get
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
start our 49ers team coverage with kron4's scott rates. he's live at san jose international airport where the 49ers are about to touch down after today's big win against the falcons. so scott when are they expected to land? >> reporter: in 18 minutes. a 11:80 that is actually a little bit ahead of schedule with a tail wind. a 11-18. let me show you with the route. they are going to land at san jose international and their jets will swing right around. you can see the stairwell where they will get into some much needed rest. we are waiting with a lot of anticipation. everybody is very excited. of 11:18. we will bring that to you updated. so, the san francisco 49ers the nfc chance everybody is excited to >> and kron4's philippe djegal hit the streets of sanwhere he ran into celebrating fans after the >> they certainly know how to party. the excelsior district. immediately following they poured onto mission district. who has cut a better than us? nobody. >> it is harbaugh vs harbaugh! we are going to take it all the way. >> it kind of looked like they would not get it but it looks like
Jan 20, 2013 8:30am PST
washington, here is scott pelley. >> pelley: good morning. at the top of the hour when the clock strikes noon, barack obama's first term as president will come to an end and his second term will begin. in just a few minutes he'll be sworn in by chief justice john roberts in the blue room of the white house. because this is the date that the constitution sets for presidential terms to begin and this time it's sunday, the celebrations have been put off until tomorrow. that's a tradition that dates back to james monroe in 1821. his second term began on a sunday, but out of respect for the christian sabbath he put off his inauguration. in his case there was no private swearing-in on sunday so for 24 hours the nation was without a duly sworn president. but that won't do in 2013 so mr. obama will be sworn in today and then earlier at the capital. earlier today vice president biden was sworn in by supreme court justice seasonnia sotomayor at his official residence. then he and the president paid tribute to america's fallen heroes placing a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington nationa
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. veteran prosecutor mark hasse was on his way to work this morning. he parked where he usually did for a short walk to the courthouse in kaufman county, just southeast of dallas. witnesses say that masked men intercepted hasse and shot him to death. the motive is unknown but investigators are looking at hasse's cases which have included drug dealers and organized crime. murders of prosecutors in this country are extremely rare, so we sent ana werner to learn more. >> kaufman county assistant district attorney mark hasse was shot multiple times in the parking lot a block from the courthouse. police are looking for one or possibly two suspects witnesses say were dresse dressed in black. police say there was a very short confrontation between gunmen and haas just before the attack. county judge bruce wood. >> just an outstanding person individually, but he was also just a very well-known and very well-respected prosecutor for the district attorney's office. this is just a horrible situation, horrible tragedy. >> repor
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
scott michael. 7 town, 6 ounce baby boy was born at 12:26 this morning, making him the first baby of 2013 and baltimore area. >> [indiscernible] >> what time was he born? >> [indiscernible] >> he seems happy sometimes. how are you feeling? >> [indiscernible] >> escalon night? >> yes. >> scott's mom came to the hospital on sunday. >> i had my baby shower. about two hours later, i had to go to the hospital because my water broke. it ruptured. they kept me. >> when was that? >> the 30th. >> yesterday evening, things started getting exciting. >> that way, we can just take care of them. >> when you first saw him, what was your first thought? >> just to make sure he was ok. he came out kind of live. we were worried. we just want to make sure that he is ok. >> the staff always look forward to the first in years baby. >> it is always special for us. it is exciting for the families. >> got michael, the first baltimore-area baby up -- scott michael, the first baltimore- area baby of 2013. >> congratulations. >> memorable court cases, that wrenching tragedies, unpredictable weather. >> also, an
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